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Forget the death of the author; people would much rather look at the face of the author than the text of the author. Faces. Ugly writers are beautiful.

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Triple Choice Tuesday: Paula McGrath

Welcome to Triple Choice Tuesday. This is where I ask some of my favourite bloggers, writers and readers to share the names of three books that mean a lot to them. 777 more words

Triple Choice Tuesday

17 Brilliant Short Novels & Other Links

Went cycling to Cardiff Bay barrage with Jennifer this morning. We sat for some time in the sunshine, before deciding to return to the cool shade of the apartment. 111 more words


French New Wave Women: Hiroshima mon amour and Lola

An overlooked yet striking characteristic of the French New Wave is that all of its filmmakers – apart from Agnès Varda, Jacques Demy’s wife – were men. 3,857 more words

Non Classé

The talent of older actors is shamefully being ignored

I do wish editors wouldn’t print things like ‘the actress sister of John le Carré’; it’s so unnecessary. That gripe against the newspaper aside, I agree with everything Charlotte Cornwell has to say. 65 more words


June 2017 book of the month giveaway

This month,
your choice between 3 books!

Click on the book covers
to know more

brand new condition,
in English

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